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Performance and Efficiency

You’ll find driving the New KA+ and KA+ Active as enjoyable as it is economical. The new 1.2-litre petrol engine improves fuel efficiency. While Auto-Start-Stop can cut your fuel consumption by as much as 10%. Long service intervals of every two years or 18,000 miles make life easier, too.

Ford KA+ front steering wheel with man driving and car ahead

Use less fuel with Auto Start-Stop

When you stop at traffic lights or your vehicle is idling in a queue, this technology can automatically switch off the engine (while still supplying power to essentials like the headlights, air-conditioning, radio and the Ford SYNC system). When you're ready to move, just depress the clutch and select first gear as usual, or press the accelerator on an automatic, and the system restarts. Auto Start-Stop is particularly effective in town and city streets, where it can cut fuel consumption by up to 10% (urban cycle).

The New KA+ looks after your fuel and your pocket

Powering the KA+ is an advanced new 1.2-litre petrol engine, with manual 5-speed transmission. Improved torque, even in a low rev band, delivers excellent performance and a better driving experience all round. The engine is designed for efficiency, so fuel consumption is excellent with low CO2 emissions of 114g/km. There is a diesel version available, with an impressive 1.5L engine.

Ford KA+ petrol and diesel engine
Ford KA+ gear shift indicator

More fuel-efficient gear changes

A Shift Indicator light on the instrument panel tells you when to change gear for maximum fuel efficiency. It’s a simple but effective way to help make every journey more economical.

Essential journey information

An on-board trip computer gives you useful facts and figures about your mileage, fuel consumption, speed and the outside air temperature. It also includes ‘distance to empty’: roughly how far you can go on the fuel left in the tank. This is particularly useful on long journeys, or if you know you’ll be driving somewhere remote.

Ford KA+ trip computer close up
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